San Francisco General Strike


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The images in this group capture moments from a pivotal episode in the rise of organized labor in the United States: San Francisco’s 1934 General Strike marked the first time a major US port city was completely shut down by a strike. Photographs show picketers, as well as some of the violence that occurred when strikers clashed with police

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    Grade: 4, 11

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